PEORIA - Edward Gerald "Jerry" Sullivan, 81, of Peoria passed away at 8:41 p.m. Monday, March 24, 2014, at UnityPoint Health-Proctor in Peoria.
He was born Feb. 28, 1933, in Ellisville to Keith and Lillian (Hoyt) Sullivan.
Surviving are two daughters, Julie (Gary) Reneau of Washington and Dea Sullivan of Pekin; and two grandchildren, Cory and Hayley Reneau, both of Washington.
Jerry was preceded in death by his parents and a son, Edward Kent Sullivan.
He had served in the U.S. Army.
Jerry worked for Caterpillar Inc. for 32 years, retiring from the Morton Logistics Center in 1983.
He enjoyed traveling to Florida and Yuma, Ariz., RV living and fishing.
Cremation will be accorded by Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin. Private burial of his cremated remains will be in Lakeside Cemetery in Pekin.
Memorial contributions may be made to
, Midwest Affiliate, 4722 N. Sheridan Road, Peoria, IL 61614.
To express condolences online, visit www.preston-hanley.com.
Published in Peoria Journal Star on Mar. 27, 2014